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Dr.Pavan Sonar

Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychosexual Consultant & Counsellor

SEXUAL PROBLEMS

     While practicing in Psycho-Sexual Medicine (Sexologist) in Mumbai, have noticed common doubt of patients/clients..."Who is a sexologist?" Answer is, sexologist can be a psychiatrist or a psychotherapist or a urologist or a doctor, who has done significant study & training in the area of sexual problems & its medicines .  Many sexual problems has psychological component as a cause. 

      Many sexual problems occurring in day to day life are Psycho-sexual problems. These problems or disorders cause a significant distress in personal & family life & most important thing to mention,these problems are very much curable with counselling,psychotherapy & medications as well.

     Sadly, when have sexual problems, many of us because of  guilt,shame & fear,keep away from professional psychiatrist or sexologist help. Many people go to quacks or roadside remedies,which can hamper or even harm actual sexual function

Common Sexual Problems

Premature Ejaculation (PME)

Premature ejaculation occurs when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than average expected time. Premature ejaculation is a common sexual complaint. As many as 1 out of 3 men say they experience this problem at some time. As long as it happens infrequently, it's not cause for concern.

 Diagnostic criteria for premature ejaculation if you:

  •  Always or nearly always ejaculate within one minute of penetration
  •  Are unable to delay ejaculation during intercourse all or nearly all of the time
  •  Feel distressed and frustrated, and tend to avoid sexual intimacy as a result

Both psychological and biological factors can play a role in premature ejaculation. Although many men feel embarrassed to talk about it, premature ejaculation is a common and treatable condition. Medications, counseling and sexual techniques that delay ejaculation — or a combination of these — can help improve sex for you and your partner.


Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile dysfunction (impotence) occurs when a man can no longer get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. Having erection trouble from time to time isn't necessarily a cause for concern. But if erectile dysfunction is an ongoing problem, it may cause stress, cause relationship problems or affect your self-esteem.

Talk with your doctor about erectile dysfunction, go in for an evaluation. Problems getting or keeping an erection can be a sign of a medical condition that needs treatment, such as heart disease or poorly controlled diabetes. Treating an underlying problem may be enough to improve your erectile dysfunction.

If treating an underlying condition doesn't help your erectile dysfunction, medications or other direct treatments may help.



Hypo active Sexual Desire  Disorder


Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) occurs when a woman experiences distress due to problems with sexual desire, arousal, orgasm, or pain. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), also known as "low libido" or "low sexual desire," is the most common complaint among women experiencing sexual dysfunction. HSDD is defined as the deficiency or absence of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity that causes significant personal distress or interpersonal difficulty (American Psychiatric Association, 1994). Women have reported that a lack of sexual desire negatively affects their quality of life, physical and emotional satisfaction, and overall happiness.


Dhat Syndrome 

 

It is a semen-loss related physical and psychological distress seen mainly in people of Indian subcontinent.
It is commonly seen in young men.Common symptoms are weakness, anxiety, sleeplessness and guilt which is attributed to
semen (Dhatu) loss. Loss of semen through nocturnal emissions and masturbation frightens the individual as he believes it to be harmful to the body. Some patients report a white discharge in their urine which they  feel is semen. Sexual dysfunction may or may not be present.


There is no known physical cause for the illness. It occurs due to wrong beliefs and misconceptions about normal
sexual functions. Effective treatments in the form of medications and counseling - psychotherapy are available. Psychotherapy: aimed at reassurance and correction of wrong beliefs.Medication: To relieve anxiety and sad mood that is often present in
such situations

 

General Measures to improve Sexual Function


1.  Regular physical exercise

2.  Proper rest & sleep

3.  Nutritious & balanced food 

4.  Regular medical check ups to rule out medical diseases

5.  Strict avoidance of alcohol or drug abuse 

6.  Strict avoidance of smoking

7.  Yoga & meditation 

8.  Spending quality time with partner  

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REMEMBER . . PROBLEMS BECOME WORSE IF WE HIDE THEM

For Appointment,

SMS on - 9833840141

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Psychiatrist in Andheri / Juhu / Kandivali / Borivali

Dr.Pavan A. Sonar is consultant psychiatrist , psychotherapist , sexologist & counselor, providing  services to the patients & clients in the area of Mumbai suburbs. He has been serving areas including Andheri, Lokhandwala, Juhu, Goregaon ,Malad, Kandivali, Borivali & Dahisar.

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